Cops Make Drug Bust at Pep Boys

Police received a tip that a drug deal was being arranged in the parking lot.

A New Britain man has been charged with attempting to sell crack in a Pep Boys parking lot.

Police got a tip about possible drug deals being arranged in the parking lot of Pep Boys on Silver Lane in Manchester Thursday. They set up surveillance around 5:30 p.m. and arrested Jerome Weatherspoon, 36, shortly after he arrived.

Weatherspoon has a long criminal record, including drug sales, according to police.

He was charged with possession of cocaine and sale of cocaine. Weatherspoon was held on $10,000 bond.

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